NEW: Mohawk Superfine Paper

by Susan Green December 02, 2016

NEW: Mohawk Superfine Paper

A New Era

After sampling, testing and frankly - stroking - many different types of paper from some of the world's best paper mills, I've selected Mohawk as the new standard for BOUND, because no other paper has the same reputation for quality, consistency and uniformity.

Whilst I've always used premium quality paper, I needed a reliable supply of the very finest papers from a brand whose name is synonymous with world class quality. A recent chance meeting with the M.D. of an excellent print company solved my supplier woes (thanks, Mark at Epic!)

Mohawk paper is exceptionally smooth, takes all inks beautifully and is a delight to use.

Types of Paper

Guest Books, Journals, Sketchbooks and Notebooks now contain Mohawk Superfine Smooth White 118 gsm paper and Memory Books use 216 gsm. Mohawk Superfine is the world's standard for premium uncoated paper. First produced in the 1940s to meet the demands of a new generation of artists and printers, today Mohawk Superfine represents the highest quality paper available.

If you're ordering from the Ready To Ship Collection which contains books made before the switch, feel free to enquire exactly which paper your selection contains.

Environmentally Friendly - Archival - Acid Free

Produced from 100% virgin fibre, Mohawk Superfine is acid-free and archival, making it ideal for writing and artwork. It is FSC and Green e-certified, guaranteed to come from well-managed forests and responsibly harvested, manufactured with windpower with zero greenhouse gas emissions.

Speciality Artists Papers

Speciality artists papers continue to be available on request, so if you have a preferred paper for pastels, charcoal, watercolour and so on, I would be delighted to bind a book using exactly the paper you prefer. 

Susan 

Image copyright Mohawk Fine Papers, Inc. 2014



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Size Guide

Use this Size Guide to check the dimensions of the books you're considering purchasing (dimensions are external and refer to the closed book unless otherwise indicated). If you'd like some guidance with selecting the correct size, feel free to contact Susan the bookbinder. You can email info@boundbyhand.co.uk or call +44 (0)7748 759371

Leather Memory Books, Wedding Guest Books, Journals and Sketchbooks
 SIZE HEIGHT WIDTH DEPTH
A4 Large Portrait 12 inches or 305 mm 8.5 inches or 215 mm 1.5 inches or 38 mm
A4 Large Landscape 8.5 inches or 215 mm 12 inches or 305 mm 1.5 inches or 38 mm
A5 Medium Landscape 6 inches or 155 mm 8.5 inches or 215 mm 1.5 inches or 38 mm
A5 Medium Portrait 8.5 inches or 215 mm 6 inches or 155 mm 1.5 inches or 35 mm
A6 Small Landscape 4.5 inches or 114 mm 6 inches or 155 mm 1 inch or 25 mm
A6 Small Portrait 6 inches or 155 mm 4.5 inches or 114 mm 1 inch or 25 mm

 

Miniature Journals
 One Size 3 inches or 76 mm 2.25 inches or 60 mm 20 mm or 0.75 inches

 

Marbled Notebooks
 A4 Large 297 mm or 11.5 inches approx. 205mm or 8.25 inches approx. 64 pages
A5 Medium 210 mm or 5.75 inches approx. 145 mm or 5.75 inches approx. 56 pages
A6 Small  150 mm or 6 inches approx. 100 mm or 4 inches approx. 48 pages
A7 Pocket 106 mm or 4.25 inches approx. 72 mm or 2.75 inches approx. 40 pages